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Sea Change
By Elizabeth Jenkins | July 15, 2016

There are two kinds of home buyers: those who want a house that’s move-in ready, and those who are game for a project. San Francisco designer Allison Bloom of Dehn Bloom knew she had a big project on her hands when a close friend asked her to...

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Naturally Modern
By Jennifer Blaise Kramer | July 15, 2016

John Russo is no stranger to flash. A celebrity photographer in Los Angeles, he’s constantly surrounded by lights and glamour as he focuses his camera on some of Hollywood’s most recognized faces. But when the weekend...

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Livable Luxury
By Carita Rizzo | July 14, 2016

As a designer, Windsor Smith is always looking to push the envelope when it comes to materials. “I don’t jump around a lot in color palette in my work, so it’s all about...

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In the Bag
By Laura Eckstein Jones, Amanda Friedman, Anh-Minh Le and AnnaMaria Stephens | July 14, 2016

LOS ANGELES
Natural Habitat
Late last year, designer Jeffery Molter quietly opened ...

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The Great Outdoors
By The Editors with Wendy Bowman and Allison McCarthy | April 19, 2016

MAKING A SPLASH
“It was imposing,” Santa Monica-based architect David Montalba says...

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Outside the Box
By Maile Pingel | April 19, 2016

Telluride, Colo.
$39.1 million
THE BUZZ Between year-round sports, film festivals and a burgeoning culinary scene, Telluride, Colo., is the place to be, and...

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Luscious Uruguay
By Becca Hensley | April 18, 2016

Atop a hill that overlooks 524 acres of undulating vineyards, inside the just-opened, impossibly sleek Bodega Garzón, I speak to entrepreneur Alejandro...

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Center Stage
By Amanda Friedman | April 12, 2016

After more than a decade working as a fashion stylist for stars like Claire Danes and Emma Stone, Newport Beach resident Shannon McLaren Wilkins is bringing her sartorial sense to a different field: interior design. Together with her husband,...

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View Master
By Kathy A. McDonald | April 12, 2016

James Curnin has real estate in his blood. A great-grandson of Jack Parker of New York City’s Le Parker Meridien hotel and extensive real estate holdings, Curnin, 30, worked his way through the family business from concierge to leasing...

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Belle of the Beach
By Wendy Bowman | April 12, 2016

The first time Texans Jana and Mike McGuire visited the luxurious The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in 1987, they were drawn to the area’s coastal beauty and ambience, and resolved to someday make a SoCal move. Fast-forward to 2016...

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Striking Balance
By Allison McCarthy | April 12, 2016

Perched at the top of a hill on a beautiful block in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood, Alfred and Rebecca Lin’s home has some of the most desirable views an urban setting can afford. With incomparable 180-degree...

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Midcentury Marvelous
By Maile Pingel | April 12, 2016

“Fashion is my background and still my main love, but more and more, nature is becoming a great source of inspiration for me,” says interior designer Mary Ann Murphy. Murphy relocated to Beverly Hills from Chicago in...

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